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The Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) becomes a reality for New York bar takers in July 2016. The UBE is a two day exam, administered twice a year on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July. The UBE is developed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBEX) and is currently administered in 21 […]

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The New York Court of Appeals is seeking comments on a proposed skills requirement for prospective lawyers.  The Task Force on Experiential Learning and Admission to the Bar has proposed five separate paths that will allow applicants for admission to the bar to demonstrate that they have fulfilled the skills competency requirement. Pathways 1 and […]

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Congratulations to the prize winners for our 2015 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt!  All of the winners have been notified via email and can claim their prizes at the Circulation Desk in the Law Library.  Please present your Pace ID when you come in to pick it up. Thank you to everyone who participated […]

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On May 5, 2015, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced that New York is adopting the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) effective with July 2016. Judge Lippman made the announcement during his annual Law Day address in the Court of Appeals Hall in Albany: New York’s carefully considered decision to adopt the UBE is a huge step […]

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Mario M. Cuomo, 1932-2015

The graduates of the Pace Law School class of 1989 were honored to have Governor Mario M. Cuomo as their commencement speaker. Pace Environmental Law Review printed his address, in which he focused on our environmental program, and presciently said This particular program at Pace, and the general growing awareness of the current threat to […]

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The Pace Law Library has a growing Law in Film Collection. The following are some of the most recent additions to this collection, which is located on the main level of the library in our student lounge. All our patrons with borrowing privileges may check these films out for up to five days at no charge. […]

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The New York Board of Law Examiners (BOLE) has recommended to the New York Court of Appeals that New York adopt the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), effective with the July 2015 bar exam. This proposal is open for comments until Nov. 7, 2014. From the request for public comment: The UBE is prepared by the […]

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We are pleased to announce the prize winners for our 2014 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt. The winners have all been informed via their Pace email accounts. Winners may pick up your prize at the Circulation Desk in the Law Library, and we ask that you present your Pace ID when you come in […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Lauren Baron (’15), Pace Law School Attorneys involved in environmental issues related to energy and water within New York State will find the resources of the Public Service Commission helpful in order to advise policy makers or clients on a course of action. The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) is the […]

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Currently prisons are required by 9 NYCRR 7031.4 to provide libraries with specific legal materials for all prisoners. The Governor has recently proposed an amendment to this rule that would eliminate prison libraries, but still require that prisoners have access to legal materials. He characterized this as a cost-cutting measure that may save $5000 per […]

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